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May 27, 2017

UH Graduate Researches Reef Fish Sustainability

Jennifer Wong-Alaʻs research is helping maintain sustainable reef fish populations around Hawai‘i Island.
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May 06, 2017

Researchers Find Best Treatment for Man o’ War Stings

Scientists at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa offer up the best advice for treating man o' war stings.
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April 27, 2017

Legislators Introduce Measures to Spur Coral Reef Research

This legislation directs federal agencies to establish a competitive prize to catalyze creative solutions to mitigate the decline or degradation of coral reefs.
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April 27, 2017

Deepest Ocean Observatory Reveals New Discoveries

The ALOHA Cabled Observatory (ACO), the deepest ocean observatory on the planet, recently celebrated 10 years of operations. The observatory, which provides power and internet communications to scientific instruments on the seafloor at a depth of nearly three miles, was developed and deployed by the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) School of Ocean and... Read more »
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April 23, 2017

100K Pounds of Debris Removed from Papahānaumokuākea

Roughly 100,000 pounds of marine debris were removed from within the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, including Kure Atoll State Wildlife Sanctuary, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial. The mountain of debris–which filled 12 shipping containers–was collected from reefs and beaches over the last six years and stored on a tarmac... Read more »
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April 23, 2017

Hawaiian Reef Fish Demystified at Volcano Art Center

Best-selling field guide author John Hoover will give a special presentation on “Hawai‘i’s Reef Fishes” on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at Volcano Art Center’s (VAC) Niaulani Campus. Like most animals, Hawai‘i’s reef fish spend much of their time taking care of the most necessary priorities: food, security and reproduction. The latter process involves... Read more »
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April 15, 2017

Effects of El Niño on Coral Population

Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park will host an evening program in the park’s amphitheater on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
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April 06, 2017

Coastal Study Reveals What Beachgoers Value Most

What do beach goers in Hawaiʻi care most about at their favorite shoreline? According to a new study that surveyed Oʻahu residents, people place a higher value on water clarity and bacterial quality. The study, titled “Beach Recreationalists’ Willingness to Pay and Economic Implications of Coaster Water Quality Problems in Hawaiʻi,” was conducted by UH... Read more »
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March 30, 2017

How You Treat Jellyfish Stings Could Mean Life or Death

Do you know how to treat a jellyfish sting? According to researchers at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), what you do after you get stung could potentially mean the difference between life and death. Researchers took a look at whether the commonly recommended first aid responses lessen the severity of stings from two... Read more »
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March 29, 2017

UH Study Reveals Viruses in Oceanic Basement

Hydrothermal vents and plumes, like those found at an active submarine volcano off the southeast coast of the Big Island], are the most spectacular evidence...
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